Avoiding Long Road Trips: Gators Play It Close to Home For Forty Years

Posted by Misthaufen on September-15-2009 Add Comments

Every knows that Florida does not like to play regular season games out of the state of Florida.  The Gators like to load up on cupcakes at home and take Florida day trips.

This did not begin with Urban Meyer, though he has weakened even the home schedule.

Florida has avoided playing regular season games outside of the states comprising the SEC for most of its history.

So, come with me and explore just how rarely Florida actually plays a road game out of its conference territory.

Of the six OOC regular season games that Florida has played out of SEC territory in the last forty years, only three were played in states that were not part of the Confederacy. 

In fact, including bowl games, Fl...

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